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CTCAE is intended to be an agreed on terminology for the designation, reporting and grading of AEs that occur in oncology research. With the availability of new agents and the multimodality interventions, it is critical to systematically monitor the AEs that are linked to oncology research.
Toxicity grading scales provide consistency in reporting, and provide a framework for assessment and documentation of adverse effects. Skip to main content.
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Each AE term is defined and accompanied by a grading scale that indicates the severity of the AE. Objective assessment of the impact of treatment may inform the need for adjustments to the treatment plan.